- Scott Scholar
- UNL, College of Engineering
Collen is from Omaha, NE, and is studying architectural engineering. His non-profit experience includes partnering with the Omaha Street School and the UNO-Ashton Building Partnership. As a community action project, his team created an empathy-building process for the students. He also had the opportunity to work on building a UNO/Scott Scholar presence in the up-and-coming Ashton Building in Millworks Commons. His leadership experience includes serving as treasurer of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, where he helped the team place 10th in an international competition. He also serves as a member of the Architectural Engineering Student Leadership Advisory Committee, where he helps grow the architectural engineering program. His internship experience includes working as a field engineering intern with Kiewit on the Arlington Memorial Bridge Rehab project and participating in their virtual work experience with over 800 interns. This summer, he will be working with Olsson Associates as a structural intern. His career interests include structural engineering, with an emphasis on large structure design such as sports stadiums.